Wichita Jobs

  • OTR Truck Drivers – Guaranteed Pay

    Dart Co - Wichita, KS

    NEW PAY PACKAGE. Dartco OTR CDL A truck drivers can earn $12,000 in their first 90 days. If you are available to run – meeting our activity requirements - we guaranteed you will...

    from Dart Co - 2 days ago
  • Owner Operator Truck Driver Jobs Now Available

    Arnold Transportation - Wichita, KS

    Owner Operators can expect consistent miles from a carrier that trusts them. $2000 Sign-on bonus! This is Arnold Transportation, the Original regional carrier. For 75 years,...

    from Arnold Transportation - 2 days ago
  • Tier 1 Advisor-Customer Service Rep - Virtual

    Kellyconnect - Wichita, KS

    We've made exciting enhancements to the Tier 1 Advisor - Customer Service Rep opportunity! This work-at-home position offers excellent equipment and training support, competitive...

    from KellyConnect - 11 days ago
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Wichita, Kansas

:For other uses, see Wichita . Wichita, also known as the Air Capital of the World, is the largest city in the U.S. state of Kansas, as well as a major aircraft manufacturing hub and cultural center. In July of 2006, CNN/Money and Money magazine ranked Wichita ninth on its list of the 10 best big cities to live in the United States. The city is home to six major aircraft manufacturing companies and McConnell Air Force Base. Wichita is located in South Central Kansas on the Arkansas River, and is the county seat of Sedgwick County. It is also the home of a National Weather Service Forecast Office which serves portions of central, south-central, and southeast Kansas. Wichita is the 51st largest city in the United States with an estimated population of 354,865 in the year 2005. The Wichita Metropolitan Statistical Area , which encompasses Sedgwick, Butler, Harvey, and Sumner counties, has a 2004 estimated population of 584,671 persons residing in 245,159 households, making it the 82nd...more

Wichita Careers

Among the most common occupations in Wichita are Management, professional, and related occupations, 29%; Sales and office occupations, 25%; and Service occupations, 15%. Approximately 74 percent of workers in Wichita, Kansas work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Wichita Industries

The leading industries in Wichita, Kansas are Manufacturing, 19%; Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 18%; and Retail trade, 10%. Simply Hired's Wichita job listings indicate that the following industries in Wichita are hiring the most workers:

Wichita Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Wichita, Kansas is $35,008, and the median income of households in Wichita was $40,115.

Average Salaries in Wichita, KS

Wichita, KS


According to our Wichita Trends data, the number of Wichita, Kansas jobs has increased by 109% since July 2013.
Wichita job trends

Wichita Employment Statistics

Population of Wichita
Total population 354,582
Male 49.71%
Female 50.29%
Median age 34.2
Wichita Housing
Owner-occupied homes 60.6%
Median cost of a home $99,000
Median mortgage payment $665
Renter-occupied homes 39.4%
Vacant housing 11.9%
Median monthly rent $581
Average Income
Median for all workers $25,707
Median for all male full-time $40,174
Median for all female full-time $29,842
Household Income
Less than $10,000 11%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 18%
$75,000 to $99,999 9%
$100,000 to $149,999 7%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9%
High school graduate 30%
Some college, no degree 23%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 18%
Graduate degree 9%
Marital Status
Never married 26%
Currently married 53%
Separated 3%
Widowed 5%
Divorced 14%
White 76%
Black or African American 11%
Asian 5%
Other 8%
Wichita Commute
Carpool 9.2%
Public transportation 0.5%
Average travel time 17 minutes